Master 2 in Conference Interpretation is the second year of the graduate programme in Interpretation (Master 2- Interprétation de Conférence). Upon completion of the programme students are awarded the Master 2- Interprétation de Conférence by the University of Strasbourg. Candidates for the programme must have a university degree and be proficient in two foreign languages. Students who successfully complete Master 2 in Conference Interpretation can pursue a career in conference interpretation in Greece and abroad, in cooperation with private and public organisations, the European institutions and interpretation agencies.
Duration of studies: one academic year / two semesters
Credits: 60 (30 credits per semester)
- Methodology of Interpretation
- Consecutive Interpretation from the first foreign language into Greek
- Consecutive Interpretation from the second foreign language into
- Simultaneous Interpretation from the first foreign language into Greek
- Simultaneous Interpretation from the second foreign language into Greek
- On-sight translation from the first foreign language into Greek
- On-sight translation from the second foreign language into Greek
- Working languages (Greek and two foreign languages)
In order to be enrolled in the programme, candidates must have completed at least four-year studies in a Higher Education programme or be graduates of the Master 1 in Interpretation, and be proficient in Greek and two foreign languages. They must also pass successfully the entrance exams which are organized in June and September every year.
The entrance exams take place in front of a committee comprising by representatives of the University of Strasbourg, members of the faculty of City Unity College and an external professional interpreter. Examination comprises of: a) translation from the foreign languages into Greek and from Greek into the foreign languages and b) oral examination in front of a committee.
Final exams for Master 2 in Conference Interpreting are held in June before an examinations committee and include sight translation, consecutive interpreting and simultaneous interpreting.